As summer heats up, you’re undoubtedly counting down the days until July 4th. We don’t blame you for wanting a mid-year vacation! But if funds are tight, you can celebrate America’s birthday without forking over that hard-earned money. Here’s a list of 100% free July 4th events around Greenacres and Miami, FL. Get your fireworks on, y’all.
“Ignite the Night” July 4th Event (Greenacres, FL)
Time: 5:30 – 10 pm
Location: Samuel J. Ferreri Community Park
For years, residents in and around Greenacres have come to adore the town’s annual July Fourth event. Featuring your standard Independence Day fare—including games, music, crafts, and inflatable slides and rock walls for kids—there’s a hometown feel to this Florida holiday celebration. If you make plans to attend “Ignite the Night,” don’t forget to dress up in your best “Red, White & Blue” attire for your chance to win a prize!
July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza (Pompano Beach, FL)
Time: 5 – 9 pm (Rain Date on Thursday, July 5)
Location: Pompano Beach Fishing Pier
Beginning at 5:00 pm, the free 2018 Pompano Beach July Fourth event will open the stage up for reggae band Nostaljah and R&B act L Tribe. At 9:00, the main event will begin: Fireworks! Launched from a barge off in the horizon, these Fourth of July fireworks are sure to be a sight. Grab a lawn chair, blankets, and a standing umbrella if you plan on staying the entire time.
July 4th Celebration (Deerfield Beach, FL)
Time: 12 – 9 pm
Location: Deerfield Beach, FL (149 SE 21st Ave)
Brace yourself for an entire day of Independence Day festivities! This year’s Deerfield Beach July 4th Celebration features live music, wares, food, arts and crafts for kids, and an exquisite firework display once the sun sets. Free for all ages, this is one Florida Fourth of July event you won’t want to miss.
Stars Over St. Lucie 4th of July Celebration (Fort Pierce, FL)
Time: 6 pm
Location: Fort Pierce City Marina Square
You can’t go wrong with this annual Fort Pierce Independence Day event. This year’s July 4th celebration includes Top 40 tunes spun by DJ Jeff Brown, bounce houses for kids, classic American food, Civil War cannon demonstrations, and your generic children’s arts and crafts. Shortly after 9:00 pm, the area’s most vibrant fireworks show will leave you in awe.
July Fourth Fireworks Display (Stuart, FL)
Time: 9 pm
Location: Flagler Park
You and the family can dive into some extracurricular July Fourth activities at Flagler Park, but the real magic happens once the sun goes down. At 9:00 pm, the fireworks will launch above the City of Stuart’s dock. Whether you’re boating or lounging around, an extended fireworks show is in your future.
4th on Flagler (West Palm Beach, FL)
Time: 5 – 10 pm
Location: West Palm Beach Waterfront
Known as one of the biggest Fourth of July events in South Florida, this West Palm Beach Independence Day celebration is packed with entertainment for all ages. First up: The annual Military Honor Ceremony to acknowledge and celebrate our brave servicemen and women. Throughout the night, live music will keep your feet tapping and various crafts and games will occupy the kids’ attention. Around 9:00 pm, stand by for an elaborate 18-minute firework show to honor the 30th anniversary of 4th on Flagler.
Delray Beach July 4th Celebration (Delray Beach, FL)
Time: 5 – 9:30 pm
Location: Various Delray Beach Locations
You’re in for a treat at the 2018 July 4th Celebration in Delray Beach! Aside from the night’s extraordinary fireworks show, there are dozens of activities, contests, and shows to mark on the calendar. Here are just a few:
- Sand Castle Contest (8 am – noon)
- Professional San Sculpture Display (9 am – noon)
- Flag Raising Ceremony (5 pm)
- Mini Golf (5 – 9 pm)
- Kids Corner (5 – 9 pm)
Beginning at 5:30 pm, the main stage will come to life as local musicians, bands, and acts strut their stuff. At 9:00, the sky will follow suit as one of South Florida’s best fireworks shows goes boom.
Coral Springs Fourth of July Celebration (Coral Springs, FL)
Time: 6 – 9 pm
Location: Mullins Park
If you’re local to Coral Springs, take the family out for an evening of Independence Day fun at Mullins Park. Great for younger kids, this Coral Springs July 4th event features bouncy castles, children’s music, art activities, and an impressive display of fireworks promptly at 9:00. Parking at the Coral Springs Gym is $3, but why not walk?
Coconut Grove 4th of July (Coconut Grove, FL)
Time: 6 – 9 pm
Location: Regatta Park
This annual family-friendly Fourth of July party near Miami is the perfect way to end your Wednesday. The “family fun zone” is an ideal landing spot for the kids—they’ll have access to all the bubbles, games, and face-painting stations their little minds could want—and the new photo booth will allow you to capture the holiday in all its familial glory. Pack a picnic and take a seat along the Coconut Grove waterfront come 9:00 pm for you-know-what (fireworks, obviously).
Summer Deals on New Hondas in South Florida
Everyone’s favorite summer holiday is upon us, and that means amazing Fourth of July Honda deals are coming, too! After you recover from the hot dogs, burgers, and sunburn, head into one of our South Florida Honda Dealers near Miami to get a huge discount on your next new vehicle. We have incredible finance specials and lease incentives on the most popular new Honda models, including the Honda Odyssey minivan. (Seriously, you’ll save a ton!)
Happy 4th of July!